History Archive

Thomas Adam, University of Texas at Arlington – From Public Good to Personal Pursuit

A college education used to be free. Thomas Adam, professor of transnational history at the University

Jack Singal, University of Richmond – Moon Landings

On University of Richmond Week: 50 years ago we shot the moon. Jack Singal, professor of

David Gunderman, University of Colorado – Gottingen

On this Student Spotlight: The Nazis displaced many of math’s greatest minds. David Gunderman, PhD student

Vaughn Scribner, Central Arkansas University – Taverns

The tavern was a special place in colonial America. Vaughn Scribner, assistant professor of history at

Peter Filkins, Bard College at Simon’s Rock – H.G. Adler

History is recorded by those who have written it down. Peter Filkins, professor of literature at

Andrew Morris, Union College – When Natural Disasters Became National Disasters

On Union College Week: The federal government hasn’t always paid out after natural disasters.   Andrew

Shauna MacDonald, Villanova University – Women Lighthouse Keepers

The history of lighthouses includes many women. Shauna MacDonald, associate professor of communication at Villanova University,

Chris Lamb, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis – Rachel Robinson

Most people know Jackie Robinson, but what about Rachel Robinson? Chris Lamb, professor of journalism at

Sarah Finley, Christopher Newport University – Hearing Voices of Women Past

Women are speaking louder than ever in certain areas of society. Sarah Finley, assistant professor of

Adam Ramey, NYU Abu Dhabi – Politics of Dust Bowl Settlers

The effects of the Dust Bowl are still present in California. Adam Ramey, associate professor of